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  • Intravenous Therapy in Nurs...
    Dougherty, Lisa; Lamb, Julie

    2009, 2008, 2009-03-17

    Intravenous Therapy in Nursing Practice provides a comprehensive guide to the management of intravenous therapy in nursing, and explores all aspects of intravenous therapy in both hospital and community settings. It addresses core clinical skills, including the preparation and administration of intravenous drugs, peripheral venous access, acute and long term central venous access, and paediatric intravenous therapy. The book also explores relevant anatomy and physiology, fluid and electrolyte balance, pharmacological aspects and legal and ethical issues, in order to equip nurses with the skills and knowledge needed in order to provide safe and effective care. * Addresses key specialist skills, including blood transfusion, parenteral nutrition and safe administration of cytotoxic drugs * A definitive text for nurses working in the hospital and the community * Contains contributions from leading nurse practitioners Intravenous Therapy in Nursing Practice is an essential resource for nurses and health professionals working in intravenous therapy.